ICC U19: Nigeria loses to Botswana

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Botswana beats Nigeria by 1 wicket in the ongoing ICC U19 Cricket World Cup qualifiers in South Africa.

Nigeria’s Junior Yellow Greens won the toss & elected to bat scoring 101 runs All out in 39.3 overs.

Nigeria’s top scorers in their inning were Taiwo Mohammed 24, Sylvester Okpe 23 and Suleimon Runsewe 15. Other batsmen for Nigeria could not manage a double-figure.

In the 2nd innings, Botswana struggled to race up to 103 for the loss of 9 wickets in 31.5 overs to take victory home.

Series of dropped catches saw the Junior Jellow Greens fall short of victory by just 1 wicket.

Nigeria is up against Bitter Rivals Ghana on Saturday in  their next fixture match with a victory enough to secure a qualification ticket to Division one. Nigeria had won three out of four matches played so far in the competition.

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